EU chiefs express relief as 'friend' replaces Trump

AFP , Wednesday 20 Jan 2021

The European Union's top officials expressed relief that they would soon have a friend in the White House as Joe Biden replaces Donald Trump.

European Council President Charles Michel
File Photo: European Council President Charles Michel gestures as he speaks at a video press conference in Brussels, Belgium, Aug. 19, 2020 (AFP)

The European Union's top officials expressed relief on Wednesday that they would soon have a friend in the White House as Joe Biden replaces Donald Trump.

Charles Michel, president of the European Council, said the moment should be seized to form a new "founding pact" between democratic powers.

 

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